Cornell College has received a $250,000 grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to help ensure first-generation college students succeed. The money will be used to create a professional orientation and development program for first-generation college students.
Students involved with The Black Awareness Cultural Organization/Umoja Living and Learning Community have organized the second annual Black Iowa Youth Conference, which runs March 7 through 9 at Cornell College.
Cornell College is open during the week of spring break, but some offices will have abbreviated hours.
A record number of Cornell College students, more than 120 in all, will spend a week performing community service during the college’s spring break as part of the Alternative Spring Break program.
Cornell College has announced a $10 million, 15-month plan to completely renovate and modernize Dows, Tarr, Pauley and Rorem halls. Work will begin immediately following the end of the academic year on May 11 and continue through August 2015.
Cornell College will host five students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College in Tokyo Feb. 24 through March 4, as part of the school’s Aoyama Gakuin Exchange Program.
Cornell College’s Theatre Department is producing the Tony Award-winning play “The Elephant Man.” The show runs Feb. 21, 22, 28, and March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.
The Brazilian Guitar Quartet will perform the year’s final Music Monday concert on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel.
iO Theater, a Chicago-based improv group that counts Mike Myers, Chris Farley, and many others among its alumni, will perform an improvised musical on Saturday, Jan. 25.